Jason Keyser, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 4:00pm
A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder Friday in connection with the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured from a playground and shot in the head because of his father's gang ties.
Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 3:31pm
Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native American community outside Phoenix where she grew up.
State education officials must disclose the disciplinary records of a former quarterback accused of rape for the public to understand what the University of Montana is doing to protect students from sexual assault, the attorney for "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer said in court filings.
Mark Gillispie, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 2:12pm
Authorities say they've arrested a 19-year-old Cleveland man in the fatal shooting of a 5-month-old girl as she rode in the back seat of a car while her mother and grandmother drove to a grocery store for birthday cake supplies.
Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 2:11pm
A man accused of jumping the White House fence while draped in an American flag left a suicide note with friends and a will with his mother, telling her she may never see him again, court documents show.
Faced with trying to win the support of disgruntled faculty members, Loyola University New Orleans President the Rev. Kevin Wildes has announced that he is planning to slice the university's spending by $11.5 million over the next five years.
Chuck Lindell-Statesman, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 2:01pm
Warning the U.S. Supreme Court against taking a step backward, the family of segregation-busting icon Heman Sweatt has joined calls for preserving a University of Texas policy that uses race as one of several factors in picking incoming freshmen.
Mead Gruver, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 2:01pm
Bad news for Rocky Mountain states with lots of fossil-fuel development on federal lands: Low prices for oil and natural gas have driven federal minerals revenue down to the lowest point in five years, even as oil and gas production booms nationwide.